Local sports roundup – February 10

Saturday’s results 

Boys Basketball

Owls come up short against Salem

After eking out a close win Thursday against Madison, the Owls lost a tough one on the road to Salem 53-51.

Seymour held a brief two-point advantage after a quarter but was held to just six points in the second, allowing the Lions to take the lead for good.

The two teams went toe to toe in the second half, each scoring 27 points.

Drew Vehslage led the Owls with 18 points, scoring 10 of those in the fourth quarter, while Eric McCoy dropped 15.

Aiden Goen added six, Marcus Brooks and Montana Suits each scored four, and Casey Regruth and Landon Fritsch each chipped in two to round out the Owl scoring.

Lancers edge Tigers 

Edinburgh outscored Crothersville 19-12 in the fourth quarter to come back and beat the Tigers 48-47.

The Tigers held the Lancers to single digits in the second and third quarters and held a six-point lead heading into the final stanza.

Josh Thomas led the Tigers with 25 points, draining two 3-pointers in the process, and was the only double-digit scorer for Crothersville.

Cable Spall and Jayden Walls both scored seven, and Ethan Shirley  and Quinten Keasler both added four to round out the Tiger scoring.

Clarksville comes back to beat BC

Brownstown Central a three-point advantage after three quarters, but the host Generals fought back to win 48-41 on Saturday afternoon.

The loss comes just a few days after the Braves won a thriller over Columbus East in overtime.

The Braves will hope to bounce back in their next couple of games against tough opponents in Bedford North Lawrence and Floyd Central.

Individual stats were not provided by the Tribune’s print deadline. 

Medora falls to Evansville Christian

Evansville Christian outscored Medora 38-7 in the first half en route to a 69-26 win over the Hornets on Saturday.

Braxton McCory was the high scorer for the Hornets with nine, while Isaiah Myers added eight. Jayvin Spurgeon scored four, Shepard Earl and Bryce Guffey scored two each and Caleb Sturgill scored one.

Thursday’s results

Boys Basketball

Cougars win nail-biter with Franklin

Trinity Lutheran became the first boys basketball team in Jackson County to reach the 10-win mark with a 57-56 win over Class 4A Franklin.

Jack Marksberry led the Cougars with 18 points and Tyler Goecker added 16 as the only two Cougar players in double figures.

Mitchell Hackman supplied nine, Hudson Norton and Jacob Sabotin each scored six, and Jose Rowe scored two to round out the Trinity scoring.